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Darwin Cup 2012 Final Field & Barrier Draw

Darwin Cup 2012 Final Field & Barrier Draw

The Northern Territory’s premier race is this Monday’s 2012 Darwin Cup, the final field and barrier draw for which has now been released.

Due to bring a bumper nine-race program to a close at Fannie Bay Racecourse at 5:35pm (local time) on Monday, this year’s edition of the $185,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m) has drawn a full field ...

Darwin Cup 2012 Nominations & Weights

Darwin Cup 2012 Nominations & Weights

Defending champion Hawks Bay leads the 2012 Darwin Cup nominations and weights with the Neil Dyer-trained six-year-old being allocated a hefty 64.5kg for their title defense in the Darwin Cup Carnival’s marquee event.

Twelve months ago the consistent Black Hawk gelding put an easy four lengths on their closest rival Palmyra Boy when running away to win the ...

Hoodoo Gone as Hawks Bay Wins Darwin Cup 2011

Hoodoo Gone as Hawks Bay Wins Darwin Cup 2011

It has been a long, hard road to Cup glory for Kyneton-based trainer Neil Dyer but on Monday afternoon his gallant old galloper Hawks Bay proved persistence pays, winning the 2011 Darwin Cup at their third attempt.

Black Hawk gelding Hawks Bay had finished runner-up in the two most recent editions of the Northern Territory’s showcase race, but yesterday the ...

Nash Rawiller Chases Darwin Cup Glory

Nash Rawiller Chases Darwin Cup Glory

Sydney premiership winning jockey Nash Rawiller is the latest hoop to confirm he will be heading to Darwin for the $175,000 Darwin Cup.

Rawiller will join fellow metropolitan jockeys Kerrin McEvoy and Steven Arnold as confirmed riders in the Cup.

Rawiller will be aboard the vastly improved Blackbriar who has turned his career around since transferring to Melinda Boothby’s Darwin ...